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IBM Product Lifecycle Management (PLM


CATIA Version 5
Mastering product development success

Built on open industry-leading IBM middleware standards. as well as top Fortune 500 companies. and the ability to innovate. It achieves this by reducing cycle times. It also allows collaboration across organisational and geographic boundaries. from initial conception to retirement. to improve supply chain communication. or its Business Partners. The key to this success has been its ongoing strategic partnership with Dassault Systèmes. the developer of CATIA**. SMARTEAM** and DELMIA** – the products that lie at the heart of the IBM PLM solution set. applications. PLM improves the efficiency of product development processes and a company’s capacity to use productrelated information.Product Lifecycle Management Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) is a powerful IBM e-business on demand enabler. IBM delivers the most comprehensive PLM solution for any business. market-leading hardware and world-class consulting and services. It facilitates a strategic approach to creating and managing a company’s productrelated intellectual capital. IBM has been at the forefront of serving the needs of small and medium-sized businesses. for more than 21 /catia 2 . the PLM solution set allows organisations to make a quantum leap in innovative product design. A formidable combination By combining its integrated portfolio of PLM software. streamlining development windows and cutting production costs all at the same time. More than technology Using the collaborative power of the Internet. ENOVIA**. This enables companies to make better business decisions and deliver greater value to customers. PLM solution set components fit within any IT architecture to maximise the value of existing technical environments. smoother and faster. As the world leader in providing e-business solutions. ibm. PLM solutions optimise the product lifecycle environment and end-to-end processes with the help of the e-business and PLM technology and consulting services expertise of IBM. The PLM solution set combines consulting. services and infrastructure components to make a company’s core business run smarter. business process efficiency.

Process. It also frees end users to concentrate on enhanced creativity and innovation. WBI and DB2*. which include application management and business process outsourcing. The ability to capture and reuse knowledge embedded within CATIA facilitates the implementation of corporate design best practices. IBM e-server and storage solutions. CATIA Version 5 is the cornerstone of true integration between people. knowledge sharing and the communication of three-dimensional (3D) product and process-centric definitions. IBM can also add its industry-leading portfolio of hardware and services to your infrastructure. integration and operational support services. Resource model and workplace approach provide a fully collaborative environment that fosters creativity. increasing the rate of information exchange and interaction between the people who drive a business forward. In addition to the CATIA V5 Release 11 portfolio of more than 140 applications. tools. the open CATIA V5 application architecture allows a vast and growing number of third-party vendors to submit specialised applications to meet targeted needs.CATIA V5 To help realise the benefits of PLM. as well as middleware like WebSphere . Like other IBM e-business on demand offerings. the PLM solution set links enterprise technology islands into a powerful network for nurturing new ideas. 3 . Its unique Product. can all be used as mission-critical components of a tailored PLM solution. methodologies and resources within an enterprise. It breaks down the silos between different companies within your value chain. IBM also provides implementation. To further underpin the PLM solution set. * As one of the software applications that lies at the heart of the PLM solution set.

as P1. With CATIA P1 Solutions. P2 and P3 platforms operate on the same data model. To further tailor the solution. CATIA V5 products are organised on three different platforms: • CATIA V5 P3 platform maximises the productivity of specific advanced processes using focused solutions. products can be added to these configurations to address broader or more specialist requirements. • CATIA V5 P2 platform enables further PLM process optimisation through knowledge integration. CATIA P2 Solutions drive generative product engineering.Flexible packaging CATIA V5R11 is packaged to make selecting the solution best suited to usage profiles and process requirements easy. Products can be ordered in three ways: The level of capability required for specific tasks or processes can also vary due to differing product or process complexity or technological requirements. process accelerators and customised tools for automated design through to manufacturing. as new capabilities are introduced to accommodate an expanding scope of use. end-to-end associativity. ‘Design-to-target’ optimisation allows the user to easily capture and reuse knowledge. • CATIA V5 P1 platform delivers affordable PLM productivity with the security of potential growth to advanced generative applications. and include product selections that are targeted at specific tasks or processes. either as products that can be shared or added-on. The ability to grow as needs expand is also ensured by the ability to install advanced P2 applications on top of P1 seats. product validation and collaborative change management capabilities are now available to all small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs). A common user interface across platforms minimises training costs and maximises effectiveness. associative product engineering. • As an integral part of a standard configuration • As an add-on to a configuration • As a licence that can be shared by moving between configurations (See diagram on page 5). To address this and allow for the most cost effective implementation. product knowledge reuse. using the most comprehensive application portfolio available in the marketplace. The world of CATIA V5 is fully scalable. Predefined configurations lie at the heart of this model. These are designed to support expert engineering and advanced innovation with highly specialised applications that integrate product and process expertise. 4 . in addition to stimulating collaborative innovation. share methodologies and facilitate growth and cost-effective deployment across the extended enterprise.

In addition with the C12 product added to a P1 seat. P3 Configuration C Product 1 Product 2 Product 3 C12 (add-on or shareable) Product 5 Product 6 (P1 or P2 add-on) Product 6/7.V5 scalability and portfolio access CATIA P3 1 Process Centric Expert engineeering • Expert process engineering • Product and process expertise integration • Advanced innovation.. P2 shareable products may be used on P1 seats. P2 Configuration B Product 1 Product 2 Seat 3 Product 3 Product 4 All P1/P2/P3 products are now available as add-on products for P3 configurations. Productivity gap CATIA P2 Generative product engineeering • Product design to target • Full product and design process knowledge capture • Collaborative innovation. (P1 or P2 add-on) Product X (P1 or P2) Product X (P1 or P2 add-on) Product X (P1. P1 Configuration A Product 1 Seat 1 Product 2 Seat 2 Product 3 Product 4 Product 5 Only required if shareable or add-on product is P2 and base configuration is P1 Shareable products can be used with any seat within their own platform or any higher platform. Flexible packaging P1 shareable products are limited to those with no P2 equivalent. 2 Design Centric 3 Mass Market CATIA P1 Associative product engineeering • Iterative product design in context • Fully associative process coverage • Reuse product knowledge.. P2 or P3) Shareable (Licence can be moved between configured seats) 5 .

Engineering changes can be associatively propagated through the entire product definition and with related lifecycle processes.Mechanical Design Solutions From concept to detailed design and onto drawing production. • Specification-driven modelling. cost-effective creation of mould tools… CATIA Mechanical Design products provide dedicated tools to address the plastic injection process. • An advanced 3D product creation package… This package includes comprehensive part and assembly design features. shipbuilding foundations and manufacturing plant foundations. • Rapid. 6 . tooling jigs. It allows for concurrent engineering between the folded or unfolded representation of the part to deliver increased levels of productivity. They also provide a fast splitting tool that takes a surface or solid part and separates it into a core and cavity with sliders and loose cores. These applications greatly enhance design productivity through advanced mould simulation features for the production of assembly drawings and the machining of mould assemblies. Its main highlights include: • Productive and intuitive design of sheet metal parts… The feature-based approach offers a highly productive and intuitive design environment. Designers will also find all of the two-dimensional (2D) drafting capabilities required for efficient drawing production. This dramatically reduces development time and costs. • Simple and quick creation of all types of structures… This capability addresses preliminary and detailed design requirements for products such as heavy machinery and equipment. while eliminating any risk of human error or design inconsistency. as well as associative drawing extraction capabilities. CATIA V5R11 mechanical design solution set accelerates the core activities of product development. generative applications and controlled associativity… These features deliver highly productive and robust engineering change management. Its products also address sheet metal and mould manufacturing requirements through dedicated applications that dramatically enhance productivity and reduce time-to-market.

Construct Class-A modelling shapes with the unique Class-A process orientation offer and generate high quality photo-realistic views and dynamic renderings in real time with visualisation tools. • Harnessing the power of knowledgedriven shapes… These solutions capture design intent as the design is built with a combination of interactive shape design and styling functions along with the solution paradigm of embedded knowledgeware. It covers design processes for preliminary to detailed parts. Its highlights include: • General to specialised requirements for all industry segments are catered for… A complete P1 platform delivers high levels of productivity and efficiency to all manufacturing industries. The associativity with other CATIA V5 domains also allows for an efficient model for manufacturing management. control and modification of engineered and freeform surfaces. which require consequent surfacing with Mechanical Shape products. 7 . warning them of rule violations and conflicts to achieve automated design generation and reduced risk. • The most complete and integrated portfolio for the creation of advanced shapes… The user can create shapes based on a physical mockup or styled sketches by virtue of the Reverse Engineering solution. High range technologies enable powerful and process-centric skills. This provides the power of explicit rules that define product behaviour. providing the user with shorter conceptual testing times. these solutions act as an expert advisor to guide users through tasks. • Surface design made accessible to everyone… These particularly easy-to-use tools for surfaces and shapes are for parts designed by non-surface specialists or advanced shape designers looking for a complete surfacing tool set. such as body panels and crafts harmonious aesthetic shapes with the Freestyle product set.Shape design and styling solutions CATIA – Shape Design and Styling solution set delivers innovative and fun-to-use products for the creation. As a result. • The most flexible modification schemes… Change management is built into the solution’s design. It also describes mechanical shape assemblies with Automotive BodyIn-White Fastening.

• Knowledgeware tools to explore more of the benefits of design alternatives and automated goal-driven design optimisation… The Knowledgeware solutions permit users to assess and quickly determine the best alternative for a design amongst numerous combinations of parameters and constraints. enables users to perform powerful and complete assessments of designs. 8 . The CATIA V5 knowledgeware solution turns implicit design methods into explicit knowledge and allow users to capture and reuse corporate knowhow throughout the product lifecycle. • Solutions that facilitate brainstorming and innovation… Functional and conceptual definition optimisation tools are designed to formalise designs. Its ability to take multidisciplinary specifications into account. warning them of rule violations and conflicts. As a result. It can also be leveraged through the use of custom applications based on CATIA V5 processes. cost. for simple applications or enterprise-wide deployment. volume and time. the system acts as an expert advisor to guide users through the tasks. with interactive capture of design intent as the design is built.Product synthesis solutions Get it right first time! The extensive range of tools provided with CATIA V5R11 product synthesis solution set provides easy automation and validation of design and manufacturing data. Some of the highlights include: • The capture of expertise and automation of business processes… The KnowledgeWare solutions combine the power of explicit rules that define the product behaviour. by storing it in catalogues. This allows users to detect engineering problems in the functional definition of the system at the conceptual development stage. enabling them to make the right decisions. such as distance. They also assure designers of the quality of their design. while being more innovative. across all the CATIA V5 products. The full power of your accumulated product knowledge can be embedded directly in the design. Users can add and share this extra intelligence in every phase from design to manufacturing. Users can validate their designs and ensure acceptable development standards are maintained enterprise-wide. Focus on the knowledgeware solutions The CATIA V5R11 knowledgeware solution set turns implicit design methods into explicit knowledge for obtaining the optimum design. thus automating design generation and reducing risk. They can then use solution guidance and links to knowledge databases as a powerful tool for solving them. faster. allowing designers to accelerate and secure the design process cycle time. This also allows for the effective capture and reuse of corporate knowhow. • The core capabilities of CATIA V5… Enjoy the power of product synthesis embedded within its easy-to-use multi-discipline tools. • Assured design consistency and quality… Knowledgeware solutions ensure compliance to best practices and corporate standards.

• Dramatically reduced costs and design cycle time… DMU solutions enable people involved in engineering and process decisions to perform a number of time and costsaving functions. Built on the industry-leading CATIA V5 architecture of Dassault Systèmes. review and simulation of digital mock-ups and technical data of any complexity. • Proven support for all DMU needs… DMU solutions offer a unique and extensive combination of scalable applications. training and support requirements. a real competitive edge through product innovation. ease of installation and enhanced team collaboration. They form a platform on which customers can achieve 9 . real-time. They also address requirements from design review to quality verification and simulation.Focus on DMU solutions CATIA V5R11 DMU solutions support complex DMU reviews and simulations for quick and efficient engineering and process decisions. Leveraging collaborative design review methodologies across the extended enterprise. They can be used by all user profiles and all levels of specialisation in the enterprise at any stage of the digital product development. These include collaborative and immersive visualisation. transforming product information into business intelligence for fast and decisive project decisions. This enables an accelerated response to business needs and investment protection. DMU solutions strengthen communication across the extended enterprise by providing advanced tools to support collaborative design and manufacturing decisions. DMU solutions allow customers to place the digital product definition at the centre of their development process. Their tight integration with ENOVIA lifecycle management solutions contributes to raising extended enterprise performance. Its complete ‘plug and play’ design review environment and extensive. this solution set delivers seamless interoperability. and are a key component of the digital enterprise. navigation. reduced • Increased levels of responsiveness throughout the design chain… DMU solutions exploit e-business characteristics throughout the product lifecycle. multi-user conferencing and reporting capabilities allow all team members to collaborate in a completely interactive review process.

piping and HVAC designs. HVAC / piping for shipbuilding and chemical and petroleum industries. These solutions enrich your product design in any industry. Many CATIA V5 applications also include features that support requirements specific to the industry. manage and analyse documents. It includes products for optimizing plant layouts. Product Highlights include: electrical behaviour of mechanical parts and assemblies for electrical devices. 10 . • The ability to manage and optimise space allocation for equipment and systems… Users can create and manage their system pathways to ensure space reservations and allocations. circuit boards for consumer goods. Use these specification-driven design features to prevent using 3D equipment if it is not part of the 2D PandID diagram. fuel / brake systems for aircraft and automotive. • A set of electrical products to address 2D and 3D requirements… CATIA V5 electrical products provide the necessary tools for managing the electrical behaviour of components and their integration into a 3D digital mock-up. Integrated into the rest of the CATIA V5 platform. • An advanced common platform for all CATIA V5 diagramming applications… Based on CATIA Piping and Instrumentation diagrams and CATIA HVAC diagrams as the common platform for all 2D logical schematic tools. they allow the user to define relationships between the 2D logical design and 3D allocation. creation of circuit boards and design of structural products. It supports shipbuilding with specific applications for key processes in the ship design lifecycle. fluid and mechanical systems within a 3D digital mock-up while optimizing space allocation. Using these products customers can optimise their electrical system routing layouts for them to automatically follow functionally defined pathways. • High productivity focus on in ship design and systems integration… The consistent and scalable nature of the CATIA V5 solution set delivers unprecedented capability to large-scale projects. these applications are a base for all diagramming systems. equipment and systems… CATIA V5 provides a complete set of tools to satisfy the lifecycle requirements of manufacturing plant equipment designs and tubing. They also manage the definition of electrical wires within the digital mock-up. Specification-driven design ensures compliance with project standards and 2D logical design can drive the 3D definitions. • Tools that can be used from virtual product to virtual plant… Plant layout tools in this solution set combine the disciplines of civil engineering and manufacturing engineering in one seamless approach. tooling structure for industrial machinery. for example. For examples.Equipment and systems engineering solutions CATIA V5 Equipment and Systems Solutions provides a set of products allowing simultaneous design and integration of electrical. A relationship can be set between 2D logical design and 3D digital mock-up to ensure consistency of both schematic and physical representations. A bi-directional interface between CATIA V5 and CAD-based electrical systems defines the • Solutions to create.

The core application. users can review the characteristics of designs in a DMU environment to get a realistic idea of the mechanical behaviour. for balancing accuracy and speed. The ability to drive consistent generative and associative specifications throughout the enterprise also enhances the breadth of its capability. As analysis specifications are an extension of part or assembly design specifications. • Products that are easy to understand and to use… The integrated and automated approach to solving and pre. Additionally. They can be used on their own or in conjunction with the extensive range of applications available through CATIA’s analysis partner solutions. which are all based on the CATIA V5 architecture. 11 . CATIA – Generative Part Structural Analysis 2 (GPS). the impact of design changes can be rapidly reassessed with automatic updates. built-in and finite element solvers and mesh generators. creates this userfriendly environment and acts as the foundation for all other analysis products. This provides an opportunity to improve and optimise the design early in the development cycle. as a result of the CATIA V5 knowledgebased architecture. coupled with a common user interface and fast computation time. acoustics and radiation. fatigue. These partnerships extend the process coverage and address more specific needs such as multi-body dynamics. engineering analysts and advanced analysts. • Knowledge-based optimisation… The analysis suite of products takes advantage of the native CATIA knowledge-based architecture. Moreover. these solutions provide a rapid return on investment. Process analysis is supported by robust.Analysis solutions he generative capability of CATIA V5 Analysis solutions provides fast design and analysis iteration for any type of part and assembly. The reuse of analysis features and application of knowledge-based rules and checks ensure compliance to company best practices. Unbeatable ease-of-use also makes these powerful tools available to both designers and specialists. It is designed to achieve highly sophisticated levels of design optimisation by capturing and studying the knowledge associated with part design and analysis. the CATIA V5 tools and environment that are common to all CATIA applications and partner solutions eliminate the problems of lost productivity associated with using multiple applications. • Industry-proven suite of solutions… Characterised by ease-of-use. design engineer and analyst. Some of the highlights include: • Highly scalable solutions… These solutions address the needs of designers. it is easy to drive product optimisation based on analysis specifications and results. • Fast design-analysis loops… The common CAD-FEA environment of CATIA V5 analysis solution set facilitates a wider number of mechanical behaviour and sizing assessments of parts and assemblies earlier in the product development process.and post-processing offers an intuitive interface for the needs of the designer. In addition.

• Easy to learn and easy-to-use products.. NC products allow the capture of skills and reuse of proven manufacturing knowledge and avoid repetition. CATIA V5 NC Manufacturing solutions exceed the capabilities of all existing NC Manufacturing applications.. spiral milling and 5-axis flank contouring. users are trained faster and then use the full breadth of CATIA V5... • High level of automation and standardisation.. As a result of an intuitive user interface. supported by multiple passes and levels and automated rework in roughing and finishing also enhance this ability.. Some of the highlights include: • Effective change management. such as concentric roughing. • High efficiency in part programming. This solution set possesses a high level of associativity between product engineering and manufacturing processes and resources (PPR). By integrating the pervasive knowledgeware capabilities of CATIA V5 (in manufacturing intent and macro storage. CATIA V5 NC products offer a wide set of flexible high-speed machining operations.. such as lathe to 5-axis milling.. Thanks to tight integration between tool path definition and computation. 12 . for example). This also facilitates innovation through shortened test cyles. Companies can therefore manage concurrent engineering and manufacturing flows better and reduce the length of the design to manufacturing cycle and then saving costs.. Z-level milling. tool path verification and output creation the user can boost production quality by machining the right part.NC Manufacturing Solutions With the completeness of the CATIA product portfolio and the easyto-use knowledge-based CATIA V5 architecture.. manageable and long-term partnerships with their CATIA CAM supplier. first time. Machining operations. CATIA V5 NC Manufacturing solutions can be used as a single system to cover a wide set of integrated applications. • Reduced administration costs and skills efforts. This allows companies to institute strong.. • Optimised tool paths and reduced machining time. This decreases the time needed to execute shop floor operations..

easy change management and secured vault. Some of the highlights include: • The next generation platform for 3D PLM… This suite of solutions provides built-in knowledgeware applications. CATIA V5 Infrastructure solutions provide a highly scalable and open platform for collaborative product development. • A natural path from CATIA V4 to CATIA V5… Core infrastructure architecture enables a smooth transition from CATIA V4 to V5. • Natively scalable solutions… From entry-level P1 to P3 platforms. 13 . • Integrated solutions for product data management… Solutions for real concurrent engineering. safeguarding productivity and protecting returns on investment. this solution set comprises highly specialised applications for UNIX** and Windows** operating systems. fun-to-use user interfaces and core object management and visualisation services.Infrastructure Solutions Based on breath-taking technology and open industry standards. to optimise communication throughout the supply chain. • A true collaborative environment… These products offer interfaces with the most common standard CAD formats.

such as procedures and best practices. Companion Development Studio provides the capability to fully customise WLS products. The variety of components makes skillets highly adaptive to the user’s learning style and preferences. It provides to all the required information and training in one source for maximum assured productivity of for the CATIA user community. The Companion is configured with several collaborative tools such as frequently asked questions (FAQs). yet sophisticated environment that enables the development of integrated learning resources for ENOVIA. and e-mail to access the support desk or tutor. ‘do it’. which are carefully designed to acquire or enhance a given skill in a short timeframe and are commonly know as ‘skillets’. These skillets provide an interactive experience that includes different learning components such as ‘show me’. Customisation according to a company’s needs As companies have their own specifications. With Companion Development Studio. By combining Internet and intranet standards with common client / server architecture. This is crucial to ensure optimum on-the-job performance. It is therefore easy to quickly rearrange an existing WLS course to address more accurately the targeted population.Learning Solutions CATIA – Web-based Learning Solutions (WLS) is an easy-to-use learning and support system. Also known as ‘the Companion’. Extending your knowledge of ENOVIA anytime with an everyday ‘Companion’ The Companion provides a set of learning resources.thereby ensuring in order to make the most efficient usage of CATIA. Companion Studio is an intuitive. to build a customised learning and user reference environment. Among them. Skillets can also be packaged as full courses that are equally as accessible via the Companion desktop. it is possible to develop and assemble brand new material while also reusing skillets delivered in the WLS products. 14 .forums. WLS can be deployed throughout an entire company or installed as a stand-alone application. Some of the highlights include: The tracking mechanism and iconbased codification features allow the user to quickly select the most relevant component while maintaining a global view of learning resources. it is designed to accompany the user so that it is ready to answer any query at any time. the course updates provided with each new release are an efficient way to keep thea user community up-to-date with the new product capabilities. the Companion is an essential tool allowing for the continuous enhancement of one’s skills and knowledge. also known as ‘skillets’. ‘try it’ and ‘quiz’. As such. It is also possible to add specific company information.

the Companion architecture is designed so that any HTML-compliant data used within a company can also be included in any Companion’s learning object using Companion Studio. • Fast development capabilities… The family includes tools that offer methods and guidelines for building stable applications. FrontPage and ** Component Application Architecture (CAA) V5 and its Rapid Application Development Environment (RADE) enable users to integrate their knowhow into specialised CATIA and ENOVIA applications. Using a graphical interface. the designer can define a particular progression and then populate these objects using standard authoring tools. • Based on leading-edge V5 architecture… Customers can focus on innovation with powerful native capabilities. Macromedia Flash or DreamWeaver. PowerPoint. which are provided as standard components. • Open 3D PLM solutions… These products build customised applications with more than 3000 component-based APIs across the range of PLM solution sets.RADE solutions Companion Studio also promotes the development of reusable learning objects. As a rule. This feature ensures the compliance of generated data to Internet standards along with a fast evolutionary correlation to emerging standards. such as Microsoft Word. It is also possible to use the specialised editors provided with Companion Studio to develop UNIX-compatible simulations and videos. 15 . • Toolkits that are compliant with industry standards produce Windows and UNIX V5 applications… This feature allows companies to profit from best-in-class development experience to cut development time. CAA V5 is rapidly becoming the preferred development environment for companies wanting to grow the PLM solutions portfolio. They also enable users to federate their existing legacy system into ENOVIA 3d com. which are supported by the component-based architecture. Highlights of this product family include: • Fully integrate 3D PLM products with V5 applications… This solution set allows for the full integration of innovative applications into existing PLM products for extending the CATIA V5 product portfolio. These objects are based around a proven and robust instructional design model.

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